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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
137 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:


Education:

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA




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January 25, 2018

Dr. Monaco is absolutely great. he tended to my knees immediately. he was very understanding and he explain things in a way that was very understanding to me. he got me in for surgery right away which was a blessing. He was wonderful.

January 18, 2018

Dr was very patient in explaining everything.

January 18, 2018

I arrived 30 minutes prior to my appointment and was seen immediately. Dr. Monaco reviewed my test results and spent a lot of time with me on what I need to do to stay healthy. He is the best doctor I have seen in my entire life.

January 04, 2018

Very pleased

January 04, 2018

excellent and knowledgeable physician

January 04, 2018

wonderful care

January 04, 2018

Dr. Monaco is very personable. I consider him an excellent Dr. He is a great asset to UPMC.

October 19, 2017

I love this office. Dr. Monaco is very caring.

October 12, 2017

I was extremely impressed with Dr. Monaco's insight and knowledge of my health problem. His suggested course of action is the best I've heard through several other opinions. I feel he is very trustworthy and that is another important factor in my responses

September 21, 2017

The entire staff could not have provided better care or service. I feel as though they care for myself as the patient and my wife as though we were their own family members.